Youth dodges angry dog, but outcome still bites

Youth dodges angry dog, but outcome still bites

“Beware of dog”, the old sign says, though “beware of cars coming in the opposite direction” proved an equally important admonition for a capital teen on Friday.

Police said the 15-year-old was on his moto when a local mutt bounded at him in what he was certain was an attempt to bite him in the leg.

In a panic, the teen veered his moto away and straight into the path of a water delivery truck.

The victim, although unbitten, is now nursing a leg injury from the collision in hospital.

Nokorwat

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